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Rosetta is just an ordinary girl. Except she plays Violin like a superstar. One day she gets invited to tour the world and play with the one and only Emilia Harper!! She can't believe she actually would be going on tour with the Emilia Harper. But then a horrible… Read More

Tags: cancer, violin, tour

Poem / Romance

August 02, 2018

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Shelves: 1

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A last letter to the love of his life. Read More

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Drew Grey marry his childhood sweetheart but she died. Drew become a vampire Read More

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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My younger brother passed away from colon cancer earlier this year. I wanted to get my feelings out. Read More
Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died on July 13, 2013. Read More

Reads: 85

Comments: 4

Shelves: 5

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"A strange but punchy start, one that seems innocuous, until the the story begins to unfold, and what a sad, story of bravado...a brittle public ..." Read More

Cleo is 16 and pregnant. Right after birth she's given the bad news, the baby has neuroblastoma. Her choices were to let the child suffer or have him put down. She made the choice and said goodbye to her child a few moments later. She never got to hold… Read More
Hank Green, 82, an overnight pop sensation and terminal cancer patient decides to go out in a blaze of glory that will never be forgotten. Illustration by Marley Davies Read More
This is my piece for the micro-short story contest. I hope you'll enjoy Read More

Short Story / Humor

February 28, 2018

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The cure is discovered at last. Now what? Read More

Reads: 62

Comments: 1

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Book / Young Adult

February 11, 2018

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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the story is about the life of a boy named Dylan who has cerebral palsy. Read More

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Comments: 4

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Dominick Williams has had a rough two years. His sister died, leaving her daughter, Emerson, to live with Dom and his girlfriend, Izzy. It wasn’t easy to get used to. Just when things are finally starting to become normal, something happens to Emerson that flips Dom’s world upside down.… Read More

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This is the short story about a family who deals with the loss of their light, their dear and loving father who passed from cancer. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

December 19, 2017

Reads: 68

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Tags: cancer

Poem / Poetry

December 11, 2017

Reads: 62

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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What if something happened? Read More

Book / Fantasy

November 09, 2017

Reads: 85

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A real life support effort for survivors of cancer and the loved ones who support them through the long war of this deadly disease that is consuming mentally ,spiritually,physically .My life experiences with my dearest loved one whom i lost to this deadly disease fighting an incessant war for five… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 22, 2017

Reads: 66

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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Poem / Non-Fiction

October 18, 2017

Reads: 40

Shelves: 1

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Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died on July 13 2013. Read More

Tags: demise, dad, cancer

Poem / Poetry

September 30, 2017

Reads: 105

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Review Chain House

This poem is dedicated to Jeanna Friske, the famous Russian pop-singer who was died due to some kind of cancer. Rest in peace. Read More

Reads: 235

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

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Poem / Romance

August 09, 2017

Reads: 94

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Vintage Publishing House

When in hospital waiting my turn to be treated for cancer I observed the many women, young and old going through the same anxiety as myself. Whether we survive or not. They were all someone's mother or wife and these thoughts led me to write this sad poem of the… Read More
My name is Lauren I'm 15 years old with my life ahead of me but there are struggles ahead that nobody could have foreseen. Read More

Tags: sad, depressed, cancer

CASSAVA AND WHY YOU SHOULD EAT IT MORE Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

July 13, 2017

Reads: 68

Shelves: 1

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Dedicated to Charles F. Johnson (1947-2013) who died on July 13, 2013. Read More

Tags: demise, dad, cancer

Reads: 99

Shelves: 1

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A poem about leaving this mortal world, and my interpretation of death. Read More

Tags: death, cancer

A girl dies, only to end up in the body of an evil magical Princess Aurora was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer when she was a child. Now 20, her life has finally come to an end. She takes her last breaths exactly as every dancer wishes to,… Read More
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